Perfect for pasta bakes, pasta salads, or to soak up a creamy pasta sauce - find a plentiful supply of penne pasta recipes to try.
This hearty, colourful and very nutritious main dish is perfect for an easy mid-week meal, and can be rustled up quickly from store-cupboard ingredients. Serve with a green salad.
Aubergine adds a lovely flavour and texture to this hearty vegetarian pasta dish that is topped with a crisp layer of breadcrumbs and Parmesan. The rich tomato sauce could be made in advance, then the dish can be quickly assembled and baked when you wish. Serve with a green side salad.
This is an easy simple recipe, you can cook for your family in no time. You can use a packet of chorizo form the market, but I like to buy from the butcher.
Delicious beef and pork meatballs baked with pasta in a white wine mushroom sauce with a breadcrumb topping.
This vegetarian pasta is easy to make and tastes fabulous. Mushrooms and leeks are simmered in a well-seasoned cream sauce, then served on top of penne.
Here's proof that pasta sauce doesn't need meat to be hearty. Rosemary and garlic-flavoured tomato juice thickened with mashed beans makes a light sauce that nicely coats this elegant but easy spinach penne.
A lovely combination of cooked ham, leeks and garden peas, tossed with an easy cheese sauce that is lighter than most. The whole lot is baked till bubbly and delicious.
I love the flavours of the Mediterranean, so I incorporated them into a summery pasta salad. This is a fab pasta salad for a picnic or packed lunch, as well as a light supper in the garden. Enjoy!
Juicy watermelon makes the perfect partner to tangy goat's cheese in this easy-to-assemble pasta salad. Flavour and texture are provided by crunchy endive, peppery rocket and toasted pine nuts, which combine to give a Mediterranean flair.
A lovely pasta salad chock-a-block with veg. This a great and easy pasta salad to make for the family or for guests. It's great with barbecued meats or as part of a vegetarian meal. I hope you enjoy it as much as my family does.